Welcome to Tanzania, officially known as the Republic of Tanzania. One of the largest countries of the Eastern Africa bordered by Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and Congo. Home to one of the most beautiful lands, Tanzania is popular for its unique wildlife, endless beaches and rustic landscapes with the most famous African mountain, the Mt Kilimanjaro. Tanzania is a rare destination where one can observe some captivating cultures and easily blend in. Experience the hospitality and kindness of locals with some traditional dishes and festivals. Tanzania is a one-life experience worth seeing. It has a population of 55 million inhabitants and the natural increase is set to be positive.

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Get started with your Expat life taxes! Settling in a country such as Tanzania is never easy. Relocating your lifestyle, you need to consider a few things before taking the great leap forward. Contracting with a different country is also a different affair, you must get familiar with a brand-new tax system and to the current issues regarding the local taxation. Therefore, doing your own taxes might cause you some troubles. Why not referring to professionals like Africa HR Solutions? We organize business visas, work permits, African payrolls and tax compliance.

Tanzania, becoming a quite popular destination today with international contractors and recruiters in the oil and gas, telecommunications and IT sector. Tanzania is mostly known for its rich culture, lifestyle, food and for its panoramic and breathless natural reserves.

Complying with Tanzanian tax system can also be considered as complicated for a new expat. Either being a contractor or a permanent employee, one has to pay his own taxes on his earnings if staying for a while in Tanzania. To make sure that you comply with the local regulations, Africa HR Solutions remains at your entire disposal.

Here at Africa HR, we offer a Professional Employment Outsourcing (PEO) facility. We provide businesses with wide range of human-resources services which includes:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Payroll Administration and processing
  • Immigration Solutions
  • Recruiting and Outplacement support
  • Government Compliance

Major Imports:

  • Refined Petroleum
  • Cars
  • Palm Oil
  • Wheat
  • Trucks
  • Packaged medicaments

Major Exports:

  • Gold
  • Coffee
  • Tobacco
  • Fish
  • Cotton
  • Copper

Trading Partners:

  • India
  • China
  • Japan
  • South Africa
  • Kenya
  • Republic of Congo

Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

  • $127.1 billion
  • 7.2% growth
  • 6.8% 5-year annual growth
  • $2,667 per capita

Unemployment Rate: 3.1%

Global Ranking in Economy Progress 2016: 110th


Dodoma is the official national capital of Tanzania with an approximate population of 410 thousand locals. Situated in the center of the country, Dodoma was formerly a German town. Dodoma is a nice place to enjoy and experience the Tanzanian culture in their own way dressing, their dances and their traditional food. Dodoma is where the administrative, educational and commercial headquarters are situated however Dar Es Salaam remains a severe competitor to Dodoma as the economic and politic infrastructures are situated there.


Tanzanian shilling


Tanzania is a multilingual country as many languages are spoken mainland. The Bantu Swahili and the English are the most widely spoken and served as the two official working languages.


Tanzania is among the largest economies of the African continent. Dependent of agriculture who’s the main activity of the domestic economy, the population depends on this industry for employment, the tourism industry has also taken a leap in terms of foreign exchange earnings. For the past years, the economic potential of Tanzania majorly came from the mining and energy sector where gold was one of the most valuable key resource for exportations. Other natural resources helped to boost as well the economy, they are: gemstones, diamonds and tin made due to the country’s position as a net exporter of gold. With the many sources of fresh water and productive land available, modest farmers grow their food for their own families and sell their products.